Sam Shankland wins Prague Masters with super-GM performance

sam shankland is solving a chess position by Jacob Aagaard

Sam Shankland made 5.5/7 in Prague Masters and won 18.3 rating points, taking him to the number 31 spot in the World. Sam’s play was by no means flawless and he and Jacob had several discussions during the tournament. But it was still good enough for a 2905 performance. Second place, Duda from Poland, lost […]

Tarun takes first in early morning blitz tournament

Tarun from Ireland took first in an early morning blitz tournament, Sunday the 20th. If you want to play in our tournaments, join our lichess team here: https://lichess.org/team/killer-chess-training-blitzrapid-tournaments

Quality Chess shines in the FIDE Awards

Quality Chess nominated three books for the FIDE Book of the Year Awards in 2021. All three are among the 8 long-listed. Ready more here: https://www.fide.com/news/1153 Jacob was the Chairman of FIDE’s Trainer Commission from 2018-2020 and instrumental in changing the way the awards were decided. In the past, the biggest winners of the awards […]